The Current Status of the Date Palm Sector in the Gaza Strip, Palestine

An Ecological Survey and Assessment
by Eqbal Radwan
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Publisher: GRIN Verlag

Publication Date: February 22, 2018

ISBN: 9783668468139

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Master's Thesis from the year 2017 in the subject Biology - Ecology, grade: 90.50, Islamic University of Gaza (Faculty of Science), course: M. Sc. in biological sciences, language: English, abstract: Date Palm is considered one of the most important fruit crops in Palestine. Its cultivation has been known for thousands of years. It has a major socio-economic importance due to its commercial, nutritional, environmental, social, health and religious values. Because of it is minimum water demand and tolerates to both harsh weather and high levels of salinity, it is a strategic crop in the Gaza Strip, which suffers from such conditions. The Red Palm Weevil has recently become one of the major pests attacking the Date Palm and it causes sever losses to Gazan farmers. This book, therefore, will provides useful information about the status of the Date Palm in Gaza Strip to both responsible authorities and the public. This will help improve good sustainable development of the Date Palm sector locally.